Moir, Edward, 1846-1932

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Moir, Edward, 1846-1932

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        1846-1932

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        Edward Moir was born in Scotland in 1846 and moved with his family to Canada when he was 10. After working in and later managing several mills in Canada, he moved to the United States in 1884 to work for Crown Mills in Marcellus, N.Y. He was a superintendent from 1884-1899 and then President from 1899 until his death in 1932. Moir's son John M. Moir was president of the mill from 1932 until it closed in 1961. Edward Moir was also president of the Carded Woolen Manufacturers' Association from 1909 to 1932, the entire lifetime of the organization.

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        Carded Woolen Manufacturers' Association, 1909-1932 (circa 1909-1932)

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        US.20230128.002

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        Carded Woolen Manufacturers' Association, 1909-1932 is/was controlled by Moir, Edward, 1846-1932

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        1909-1932

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        Edward Moir was also president of the Carded Woolen Manufacturers' Association from 1909 to 1932, the entire lifetime of the organization.

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        Crown Mills Company, 1878-1961 (circa 1878-1961)

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        US.20230128-003

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        Crown Mills Company, 1878-1961 is or was an executive of Moir, Edward, 1846-1932

        Dates of relationship

        1884-1932

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        Edward Moir began at Crown Mills in 1884 and became president in 1899. During his time at Crown Mills, Moir expanded the operation by purchasing additional buildings and increasing the number of looms from 20 to 108. Operation included dyeing, carding, spinning, and weaving. Moir's son John M. Moir was president of the mill from 1932 until it closed in 1961.

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        US.20230128.001

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